We discuss the challenge posed by the Independent Group and by Tom Watson inside Labour to conventional two party-politics in Britain.
Can the system hold together? If not, what might replace it? And where are the new ideas going to come from? Plus we talk about what the ERG
wants on the Tory side: is it simply Boris? With Helen Thompson and Mike Kenny.
The Independent Group is inching toward becoming a party. What will their platform be?
How did we get here? Two major drivers:
What is Tom Watson up to?
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And as ever, recommended reading curated by our friends at the LRB can be found here: lrb.co.uk/talking